Dionysus(redirected from Liber Pater)
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n. Greek & Roman Mythology
The god of wine and of an orgiastic religion celebrating the power and fertility of nature. Also called Bacchus.
[Latin Dionȳsus, from Greek Dionūsos.]
(Classical Myth & Legend) the Greek god of wine, fruitfulness, and vegetation, worshipped in orgiastic rites. He was also known as the bestower of ecstasy and god of the drama, and identified with Bacchus
or Di•o•ny•sos(ˌdaɪ əˈnaɪ səs)
an ancient Greek and Roman fertility god, associated esp. with the vine and wine.